Logan University Recognized by the Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation has recognized Logan University as a 2015 Corporate Honoree for its efforts in working with the Foundation to battle arthritis since 2007. Over the past nine years, Logan has raised more than $125,000 for the Foundation and has hosted the Walk to Cure Arthritis event on its campus since 2012.

"We are thrilled to be honoring Logan University and Dr. Robert Kuhn at the 35th Annual Silver Ball this December," said Jan Bignall, Area Vice President of the Arthritis Foundation in the Heartland Region. "With the help of Logan, the Arthritis Foundation continues to lead the fight for the arthritis community and help conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections."

The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Foundation’s annual community fundraising 5K walk event; nationwide, the event has raised more than $7.8 million toward finding a cure for arthritis, according to the foundation’s website.

Robert Kuhn, DC, DACBR, ART, who was instrumental in the partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, served as the Logan representative with the Arthritis Walk Committee from 2007 to 2012. In 2012, he became the volunteer event chairman and began hosting the Arthritis Walk on Logan’s campus.

Martha Kaeser, DC, MEd, Director of Academic Assessment, has succeeded Dr. Kuhn as the chair of the Walk to Cure Arthritis in St. Louis. “The award is a symbol of our commitment and passion for service to the local community as well as a great way for us to partner with an organization that supports chiropractic as part of the integrated health care team providing patient care to people with arthritis,“ she said.

Dr. Kuhn will accept the award on behalf of Logan at the Foundation’s 35th Annual Silver Ball gala on Dec. 5 in St. Louis.

Peter and the Wolf and Holiday Favorites - December 6th

The Purser Center will host the St. Louis Civic Orchestra on Sunday, December 6th at 3pm. Peter and the Wolf will be presented with the Parkway Central High School Theater Department. 

Holiday Favorites will also be played featuring the Parkway Central Middle School Chorus.

Click here to learn more or to buy tickets.

Dr. Jane Wibbenmeyer Receives Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Jane Wibbenmeyer, a December 1988 graduate and current faculty member at Logan University, was among 102 St. Louis-area educators who received an Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. 

Now in its 26th year, the awards pay tribute to area educators – from kindergarten teachers to college professors – for their achievements and dedication to the field of education.


Logan University Opens Clinic with Family Care Health Centers

Logan University opened its first clinic in collaboration with Family Care Health Centers (FCHC) at the University’s Southfield Chiropractic Health Center in St. Louis.

The Logan Chiropractic Community Outreach Clinic is accepting patients referred through FCHC, a federally-qualified community health care provider with locations in St. Louis’ Carondelet and Forest Park Southeast neighborhoods.

“FCHC was looking for ways to provide chiropractic services to meet the varying needs of their patients when they approached us,” said Barry Wiese, DC, MHA, director of integrated health centers at Logan University. “We are thrilled to offer a service to those without access to natural treatment of chronic pain.”
Alex Gafford, DC, who graduated from Logan in April 2004, will oversee treatment of all patients in the clinic. Dr. Gafford said he looks forward to helping the underserved. “FCHC is a great organization, and I think this kind of collaboration is positive for the future of both organizations,” he said.  
The Logan Chiropractic Community Outreach Clinic will provide a range of chiropractic services treating pain associated with low back, shoulders, knees and feet, among others. The clinic is serving patients from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  

Welcome Jordan LaMarca, MBA to Logan!

Welcome Jordan LaMarca, MBA to Logan! He will serve as the Assistant Director of Admissions for students entering the College of Health Sciences.

Jordan was previously the Distance Learning Advisor at Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee, Florida. Prior to his role at Tallahassee Community College, Jordan was the Senior Enrollment Advisor in admissions at the University of Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Jordan received a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix and comes to Logan with nearly 10 years of online enrollment experience. 

Logan University 2016 Calendar

The 2016 Logan University calendars are in!

Students who would like a calendar can pick one up from Office 111.

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